Robert Patterson, IDSA

Robert Patterson, IDSA
Industrial Designer
Board Member, IDSA Atlanta Chapter | 2020-2021

Robert Patterson is an industrial designer in Atlanta, GA. He received his bachelor’s of science in industrial design from Auburn University, where he served as the Vice President of the IDSA Student Chapter. Patterson is currently a master’s of industrial design candidate at the Georgia Institute of Technology. 

Prior to returning to academia, Patterson worked as a Senior Industrial Designer at Georgia Pacific Professional. During his four years at Georgia Pacific, he worked on innovative B2B solutions for commercial washrooms and food service industries. 

Patterson also has worked as an intern at Techtronic Industries and Tupperware Brands. In 2014, he obtained a certificate in footwear design from Pensole Footwear Design Academy. Most recently, he joined Stanley Black and Decker’s Digital Accelerator team, where he is currently part of the Experience Design Co-Op.